Health Story 2022 Brings Focus to Health Equity

Health Story 2022 Brings Focus to Health Equity

Residents of 12 counties can participate in survey aimed at improving health and well-being

Parents Urged to Get Children Under 5 Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Parents Urged to Get Children Under 5 Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Vaccines now authorized for children as young as six months

Symposium to Focus on the Connection Between Hair and Health

Symposium to Focus on the Connection Between Hair and Health

Area residents can learn how their health can affect their hair at a free in-person symposium.

Neighborhood intersection gets a “Complete Street Makeover”  to improve safety and access for all

Neighborhood intersection gets a “Complete Street Makeover” to improve safety and access for all

School #17 families, residents of the JOSANA neighborhood, and a team of community partners* will join together on Saturday, May 14 to transform the intersection of Orange Street and Orchard Street as part of the Complete Streets Makeover project.

Share your thoughts on NY’s new Medicaid Waiver proposal

Share your thoughts on NY’s new Medicaid Waiver proposal

New York is seeking input through May 20 on its proposed changes to how the Medicaid system operates in New York State.

Common Ground Health launching listening tour with Indigenous populations

Common Ground Health launching listening tour with Indigenous populations

Listening tour's goal is to improve Indigenous health outcomes through better community engagement, collaboration and data.

Speak Life event honors two with awards

Speak Life event honors two with awards

Two nurses were honored April 23 during the 2022 Speak Life! Health Equity Conference for their work locally promoting health equity.

Common Ground Health to Host Annual Health Equity Conference

Common Ground Health to Host Annual Health Equity Conference

Revive will tackle some of the most challenging issues related to widespread inequities that impact our healthcare system. Speakers will offer a sense of renewed hope and energy, and set the stage to create a collective plan of action to eradicate racism and discrimination in the context of physical, mental and emotional health.

More Children Need to Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19

More Children Need to Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Public health directors stress the importance of vaccinating kids ages 5 to 11

Common Ground Health leads efforts to understand race-based medical testing

Common Ground Health leads efforts to understand race-based medical testing

Awareness campaign exposes and expunges a harmful decades-long practice

Clearing Up COVID-19 Confusion: Current Quarantine and Isolation Guidelines

Clearing Up COVID-19 Confusion: Current Quarantine and Isolation Guidelines

Knowing the guidelines is especially important for those at higher risk of hospitalization or death from COVID

Pediatricians reinforce COVID-19 guidance for kids returning to sports and physical activity

Pediatricians reinforce COVID-19 guidance for kids returning to sports and physical activity

Interim guidelines are designed to protect school children and teens from cardiac events